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Employee Retention

Improve Your Leadership IQ

Margaret S. Graziano | Posted 02.14.2017 | Business
Margaret S. Graziano

Being an effective leader of people in today's world seems to be much more complicated than in years past. In the previous century, for the vast majo...

Big Data Is Better Predictor For Employee Recruitment And Retention Than Resumes

Michael Rosenbaum | Posted 10.28.2016 | Technology
Michael Rosenbaum

Our country's heated presidential race has raised important questions about our next leader's temperament, from the kind of person best suited to medi...

How to Create Opportunities For Deaf Employees

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 10.26.2016 | Business
Lydia L. Callis

If a person who is deaf feels like they are a valuable part of the workforce, they are likely to perform better and feel more invested in the success of the company.

Mental Health in the Workplace - More than Just a Moral Objective, It's Dollars and Sense

Josh Rivedal | Posted 10.24.2016 | Business
Josh Rivedal

In early 2016, Jessica Leber of Fast Company made an impressively strong case for increased corporate investment--time, energy, and money--in mental h...

10 Ways Toxic Bosses Drive the Best Employees Away

Faye Nagy | Posted 10.20.2016 | Business
Faye Nagy

Employees don't leave companies, they leave bosses.

Standing Up For My Restaurant Employees - Bob Weekes

Nicky Mooney | Posted 08.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Nicky Mooney

So it begins. Bob Weekes is a very successful restauranteur on Cape Cod, he is the owner of the very well known and beloved "Raw Bar" with locations ...

Your Employees Are Already Job Hunting. What Are You Going to Do?

Ryan Scott | Posted 08.04.2016 | Impact
Ryan Scott

When you look at the data around employees between 25 and 34 years old, the average job tenure shrinks to three years. Narrow that window down to only those employees between 20 and 24 years old and you've got an average job tenure of a miniscule 16 months.

The Value Of Humanity In The Workplace

Eric Mosley | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
Eric Mosley

At the center of what gives life meaning isn't what we buy or the places we go, but rather the people with whom we share these experiences. Nothing ca...

Overcoming Organizational Stress

David M Kirby | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
David M Kirby

The American workforce is filled with dissatisfied workers who are unhappy with their jobs. There are myriad of challenges facing modern employees. The worst of these is organizational stress. Many in the workforce hold difficult positions that are worsened by long hours, poor interactions between co-workers, and low pay.

Your Key Employees Want to Leave. It Will Take More Than Money To Keep Them

Jody B. Miller | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Jody B. Miller

Credit: Getty Images (IStock) It takes Outside of the Box strategies to keep your employees from leaving and to reduce your employee retention costs...

How to Find Great People

Ellen Rohr | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
Ellen Rohr

"I can't find any good people to work for me." This is the #1 lament I hear from business owners.

Just Say No to Trust Falls!

Brian Hughes | Posted 03.04.2016 | Business
Brian Hughes

Let's be honest: most team building activities are anything but fun or enjoyable. Corporate retreats often fall victim to the most clichéd activiti...

Connecting the Dots Between Therapist Training and Workplace Wellness

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 12.15.2016 | Business
Linda Harding-Bond

The Global Wellness Summit recently took place in Mexico City. More than 470 delegates from over 40 countries and sectors came together under the theme "Building a Better World." One of the trends, "Workplace Wellness," affects most industries where people physically come to work.

4 Ways Workplace Giving/Volunteering Can Drive Employee Engagement

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 12.08.2016 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

One aspect of small business HR that's often overlooked is employee engagement. But getting your team members to invest emotionally in your company is a huge part of the equation for success.

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Boost Employee Morale

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

You already know that you need a high rate of productivity to keep up with the competition. But how much effort are you putting into rewarding those e...

'Nice' Policies Boost Morale and Retention

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 11.13.2016 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

Even more important than the presence of employee-friendly policies is the implementation of those policies -- providing an atmosphere in which employees feel they will not be penalized for work-family conflicts, and they will receive reasonable, affirmative support in their attempts to address work/non-work life issues.

Stewarding the Millennials: From Job Jumpers to Company Committed

Betsie Gambel | Posted 12.01.2016 | Business
Betsie Gambel

While baby boomers may have stuck with the same job for a lifetime, millennials don't like to sit still. Accustomed to instant gratification with drive up windows, multiple mobile devices and high speed connectivity, they don't like to stay in one place too long. And this attitude has transferred to the workplace.

What Amazon (And Every Company) Should Learn from Robin Williams

Kevin Delaney | Posted 10.05.2016 | Business
Kevin Delaney

In the never-ending quest to improve employee retention, morale and engagement, I wonder... could it all be improved if we let a bit more real (and messy) life make its way into the halls and conference rooms of the workplace?

How to Keep Your Brightest Stars From Burning Out and Walking Out

Kirsi Bhasin | Posted 09.24.2016 | Business
Kirsi Bhasin

A study by Deloitte revealed that 79% of CEOs and HR leaders believe they have a significant retention and engagement problem and a good 26% see it as urgent.

3 Changes in How to Acquire Today's Top Talent

David Giannetto | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business
David Giannetto

Those companies that become most effective at communicating and connecting with today's top talent will not only be acquiring the best leaders of tomorrow, they will also be acquiring a better way to connect with the hearts, minds -- and wallets -- of tomorrow's most powerful group of potential customers.

Fixing the Leaky Bucket: What Tech Companies Must Do to Retain Their Best Female Talent

Belle Beth Cooper | Posted 08.13.2016 | Technology
Belle Beth Cooper

If more young women are joining the tech industry, who will they have as mentors and role models if established women in tech are leaving in droves? It's time for companies to accept and address cultural shortcomings and start working with female employees to fix them.

3 Ways That Recognition Reduces Employee Turnover

Eric Mosley | Posted 08.10.2016 | Business
Eric Mosley

With job openings at a 15-year high, workers are in the driver's seat. It's an employee market.

Making Sure the Cup Stays Full at Starbucks: Leveraging Narratives from to Improve Recruitment and Retention

Sophie Sakellariadis | Posted 08.05.2016 | Business
Sophie Sakellariadis

Employee engagement in the retail industry has long been an uphill battle, but Starbucks has been a trailblazer in the field, pioneering generous health benefits, tuition support, and long-term career development programs. But are these efforts paying off?

4 Ways to Inspire Employee Engagement and Boost Employee Retention

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

Keeping employee retention rates high is a major concern for any business -- after all, it's hard to get through long-term projects and expand your business if you can't ensure that people will stay around.

8 Recruitment Myths Preventing You From Finding the Best

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 06.15.2016 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

Employees are just as important to a business as the products and services being sold. This is why it's so vital to carry out effective recruitment tactics.